The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 37 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 14 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.63% 2.32% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 2.37% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 0
Average daily rate
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£318 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Software Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
511 464 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.05% 97.68% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 268 247
Average daily rate £350 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 59
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Oxfordshire region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer across the Oxfordshire region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +1 5 £320 +156.00% 8
Wallingford - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 2
Banbury - - - -
Kidlington - - - - 1
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 24 (96.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (36.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) HTML
5 6 (24.00%) C#
5 6 (24.00%) C++
5 6 (24.00%) Linux
5 6 (24.00%) XML
6 5 (20.00%) C
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.00%) .NET
7 4 (16.00%) Windows
8 3 (12.00%) XSLT
8 3 (12.00%) ActiveX
8 3 (12.00%) J2EE
8 3 (12.00%) Web Services
8 3 (12.00%) VB
8 3 (12.00%) OCX
8 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (12.00%) MVC
8 3 (12.00%) Aerospace
8 3 (12.00%) Publishing
8 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.00%) TDD
8 3 (12.00%) VB6
8 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (12.00%) Degree
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (8.00%) Physics

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Wireless
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.00%) JasperReports
2 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.00%) Couchbase
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Log4j
2 1 (4.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.00%) NetBeans
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (12.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (12.00%) Publishing
2 2 (8.00%) Automotive
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) HTML
2 6 (24.00%) XML
3 4 (16.00%) .NET
4 3 (12.00%) XSLT
4 3 (12.00%) ActiveX
4 3 (12.00%) J2EE
4 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 3 (12.00%) OCX
5 2 (8.00%) Spring
5 2 (8.00%) HTML5
5 2 (8.00%) Spring MVC
5 2 (8.00%) CSS
6 1 (4.00%) J2SE
6 1 (4.00%) XML Schema
6 1 (4.00%) DAO
6 1 (4.00%) WCF
6 1 (4.00%) WPF
6 1 (4.00%) LINQ
6 1 (4.00%) jQuery
6 1 (4.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Physics
2 2 (8.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (8.00%) Firmware
2 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) DTV
3 1 (4.00%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (12.00%) MVC
2 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.00%) TDD
2 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (8.00%) BDD
3 2 (8.00%) Android Development
3 2 (8.00%) Information Management
3 2 (8.00%) Workflow
3 2 (8.00%) ETL
4 1 (4.00%) UML
4 1 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (4.00%) OO
4 1 (4.00%) OOD
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) C++
4 5 (20.00%) C
5 3 (12.00%) VB
5 3 (12.00%) VB6
6 2 (8.00%) Embedded C++
6 2 (8.00%) Assembly Language
6 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.00%) ECMAScript
7 1 (4.00%) PHP
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
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